Daily Gleaner Gleaner election news, Saturday August 11

Written by JamaicaElections.com

sat20070811.jpg‘More loans for students’
The governing People’s National Party (PNP) says it is reviewing the Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) and has promised to extend the benefits to middle-class parents with a second or third child attending university, if it wins the August 27 general election.

Jamaica 2007 electoral debates: Shaw commands debate
Opposition Spokesman on Finance Audley Shaw has argued strongly that a new Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) administration would create jobs and ultimately generate growth to pull the country out of its economic woes.

Cool the violence or lose the vote, warns Walker
Director of Elections, Danville Walker, has threatened to have the general election postponed in two tension-filled constituencies if incidents of violence and civil disturbance continue throughout the ongoing campaign.

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